Tag Archive: pirate
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PLA special forces revealed

Chinese media reveal make up of nations special forces. The PLA's special forces: secrets revealed China's state media has recently confirmed that the People's Liberation Army, the largest military force in the ...
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Gulf of Guinea: Pirate paradise

As Indian Ocean piracy diminishes, West Africa becomes focus. Gulf of Guinea: Africa's new pirate paradise By: Valérie Leroux (AFP) - A year after vowing to banish buccaneers from their waters, countries in ...
Seychelles police arrest 5 suspected pirates transferred by the French Naval ship Siroco on January 30, 2014 - See more at: http://www.seychellesnewsagency.com/articles/2007/Anti-piracy+fight+gains+momentum+as+Japan+and+Seychelles+sign+exchange+agreement#sthash.5kr3Bdkl.XNsrmkYr.dpuf

Seychelles, Japan in pirate transfer deal

Anti-piracy fight gains momentum as Japan and Seychelles sign exchange agreement By: John Lablache and Wanjohi Kabukuru A memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Japan and Seychelles covering the conditions of transfer of suspected pirates and seized ...
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West African nations in security meet

ECOWAS nations discuss piracy and maritime security. Benin, Nigeria, Niger, Togo Meet to Protect Gulf of Guinea Bassey Inyang in Calabar Four countries comprising the ECOWAS Maritime Pilot Zone E; Republic of Benin, ...
India close to setting up court to try Italian marines

Enrica Lexie row deepens

Two years on, case still ongoing. Rattled Rome calls its ambassador home for 'urgent consultations' on Marines murder row The row between New Delhi and Rome over the Italian marine duo seemed ...
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Somaliland seizes Yemeni, Egyptian vessels

Action taken against illegal fishing in Somaliland waters.  Somaliland seizes Yemeni and Egyptian vessels Somaliland has seized more than 51 Yemeni boats and an Egyptian ship for fishing illegally in its waters, ...
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Floating arsenals

How safe are floating armouries? Floating arsenals: The boats full of guns for hire against pirates The MNG Resolution may not immediately catch the eye but it is one of many floating ...
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Britain Never Left Persian Gulf

New base, but Royal Navy have had presence for some time. Back in Bahrain? Britain Never Left Persian Gulf Peter Harris It was announced earlier this month that Britain would establish its first permanent military ...
The Forgotten Hostages

Piracy threat always on horizon

Media may have moved on, but threat and hostages remain. Somali piracy threat always on the horizon Jon Gornall The name Captain Phillips is familiar to millions around the world. He was the ...
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Troubled Asian waters

Hijackings continue to cause concern. More hijackings in troubled Asian waters Pirates have so far this year hijacked 13 vessels in Asian waters. Compare this to last year, where there were only three ...

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